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Demographics

Total Population

14,997

Households

5,665

Median Age

41

Population Growth Rate

1%

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Housing

Total Housing Units

6,936

Owner Occupied

4,082

Renter Occupied

1,583

Vacant

1,271

Median Home Value

$111,578


Average Home Value

$146,411

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Income

Median Household

2018

$54,418

2023

$59,341

Average Household

2018

$73,338

2023

$85,145

Per Capita

2018

$27,950

2023

$32,494

Cost of living

90.50%

of US average
Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

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Commute

Average Commute Time

25 min.

Drive Alone

4,936

Carpooled

665

Public

66

Work At Home

366

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Workforce

Workers 16+

6,112

Graduates

High School

3,089

Associates

743

Bachelor's

1,467

Graduate

409

Total Employed

8,320

Total Businesses

547

AG/Forestry/
Fish/Hunting

Businesses

13

Employed

63

Mining

Businesses

5

Employed

34

Utilities

Businesses

6

Employed

76

Construction

Businesses

45

Employed

641

Manufacturing

Businesses

13

Employed

1,745

Wholesale Trade

Businesses

22

Employed

2,234

Source:

ESRI, 2018-05-09

Small-Town Texas, Big-Time Bandwidth: GVEC Fiber Internet in Shiner

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Shiner, Texas is probably best known for the Spoetzl Brewery, Texas’s oldest independent brewery and home to world famous Shiner Bock Beer. Shiner also has a reputation as Texas’s “cleanest little city” and is known for its charm and character, along with its rich heritage. In October 2018, GVEC helped put Shiner “on the map” yet again by launching Fiber Internet, powered by the world’s fastest internet technology. With speeds of up to 1 Gbps, Fiber opens a whole new window onto the world for this hamlet of 2,069.